Yiddish stories for young people.
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Yiddish stories for young people. by ItМЈshe Goldberg

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Published by Kinderbuch Publishers in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe, Eastern


  • Short stories, Yiddish -- Translations into English.,
  • Short stories.,
  • Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Fiction.

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About the Edition

A collection of stories translated from the Yiddish about Jewish life in Eastern Europe at the turn of the century.

Edition Notes

A shorter ed. published in 1957 under title: The magician, and other stories from the Yiddish.

StatementCompiled and edited by Itche Goldberg. Illustrated by Herb Kruckman.
ContributionsKruckman, Herb, 1904- illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ5.G56 Yi
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5600466M
LC Control Number68006845

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